Sustainability Issues

The Week That Was With Julie G (06/29/2015)
July 1, 2015 at 5:53 pm

This week Julie Greenbaum highlights Allied Printing Services, Heidelberg, Michael Makin and Printing Industries of America, The 2015 Capitol Hill Fly-In, Dreamworks Graphic Communications, Menasha, Integrity Graphics and Excelsior Printing, Japan Pulp and Paper Company and Gould Paper, and EFI.

Allied Printing Completes Solar Installation at Manchester, Connecticut, Facility
June 29, 2015 at 8:30 am

Last week, Allied Printing Services held a ceremony to mark the completion of a solar installation at its Manchester, Connecticut, facility. The ceremony was attended by elected officials, legislators, energy and utility officials, partners and employees. The 1.4 megawatt system, which is comprised of 4,591 panels atop Allied’s 275,000-square-foot facility, will provide about 17 percent of the company's total electricity usage.

Sustainable Forestry Initiative Sponsors ‘World Record’ Attempt for Tree Planting
June 9, 2015 at 11:26 am

A recent attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most trees planted in an hour was sponsored by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative. Almost 30 teams planted more than 200,000 trees in 28 different communities within 60 minutes. One team of 100 people even exceeded the existing record by planting 52,598 trees together.

Two Sides Thanks Fortune 500 Firms for Not 'Greenwashing'
May 8, 2015 at 11:27 am

As many of you know, Two Sides has been working with several Fortune 500 companies in North America to encourage best practices for environmental marketing related to paper. Our ongoing campaign has been successful, with 33 companies out of 60 removing their claims—a 60 percent success rate to date. But our target is 80 percent and we continue to add new companies to our list regularly.